Skip to main content

About your Search

20130121
20130129
STATION
CSPAN2 25
CSPAN 18
FOXNEWS 15
CNNW 12
CNN 11
WHUT (Howard University Television) 9
WETA 8
KQED (PBS) 7
KRCB (PBS) 7
MSNBCW 7
COM 4
KQEH (PBS) 4
MSNBC 4
WJZ (CBS) 3
( more )
LANGUAGE
English 170
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 170 (some duplicates have been removed)
me with that broad and offensive brush? >>> major founding for "religion & ethics news weekly" is presented by the indianapolis family foundation dedicated to its founders at tris tann religion, community development, and education. additional funding also provided by mutual of america, designing customized, individual, and group retirement products. that's why we're your retirement company. and the corporation for public broadcasting. >>> welcome. i'm bob abernethy. it's good to have you with us. president obama began his second term this week with pomp, circumstance, and some prayer. in longstanding american tradition, religion had a high profile in many inaugural activities. kim lawton has more. >> reporter: before monday's public swearing-in ceremony, the obamas attended a special worship service at st. john's episcopal church. protestant, catholic and jewish leaders were part of the service, which was closed to cameras. then, the public ceremony began with an invocation by myrlie evers-williams, widow of slain civil rights leader medgar evers and the first laywoman to giv
of lynching in america, and african americans who found ways to forgive. >>> major funding for "religion and ethics news weekly" provided by the indianapolis based family foundation dedicated to religion, community development and education. additional funding also provided by mutual of america, designing customized, individual and group retirement products. that's why we're your retirement company. the jane henson foundation. and the corporation for public broadcasting. welcome, i'm bob abernethy. it's good to have you with us. final preparations are underway in washington, d.c., for the second inauguration of barack obama, taking place on monday, martin luther king, jr. day. the benediction will now be given by the reverend luis leon of st. john's episcopal church, where the obamas sometimes attend services. leon replaces evangelical pastor louie giglio, who bowed out after controversy erupted over a sermon he gave in the 1990s condemning homosexuality. myrlie evers-williams, widow of murdered civil rights leader medgar evers, will deliver the invocation and the brooklyn tabernacle cho
.s. history that have transformed the laws of the country and illuminated protections afforded to religion in the u.s. constitution. this interview, part of booktv's college series, was recorded at the university of pennsylvania in philadelphia. it's about 20 minutes. >> host: university of pennsylvania professor sarah gordon, "the spirit of the law" is her most recent book. what do you mean when you talk about the old constitutional world and the new constitutional world when it comes to religion? >> guest: well, for most of our nation's history, it was the states rather than federal government that controlled access to religious worship, the rights of religious organizations and so on. and in the early decades of the 20th century, that began to shift as the supreme court applied the national constitutional establishment and free exercise clauses of the first amendment against the states sort of centralizing debates about religion. >> host: but if the states had the control, we had it written into our constitution, freedom of religion. >> guest: we did, indeed. but the first amendment beg
they look to the devil and the titis -- a very complex religion well structured. they looked among the titis and the sound issue, dtt called issue. i often refer to issue as the imminent hearing condition. the issue is on project boasts. issue exists to teach humanity. there's always more than one side to an issue. more than one face to the reality, two to shoot aware of appearances. issue is the embodiment of the lesson embedded in such things. i want to teach about their folly and being dogmatic about any issue in a very painful way. like a good teacher, symbolic for those who haven't learned, looking at both sides of the question. his places at the crossroads, where he get confused. which rose to take at a crossroads? sound issue this is not allowed in the house. his places always at the doorstep because it's just too temperamental. before you do anything come and before you were shaped any of the titis, make sure you set aside a morsel for the messenger of the titis. you can deliver the message straight into the streets, but you may deliver it in a way without lying that makes you misint
human beings. so they look for the devil and look among the deities, a very complex religion. very elaborate, very well structured, and they looked among the deities, and they found be issue, the deity called issue. who's issue? i often refer to issue as the imminent -- [inaudible] of the human condition. why do i call him that? issue is an unpredictable spirit. issue exists to teach humanity, but there's always more than one side to an issue. more than one face to any reality. teaches you beware of appearances. the best laid plans of mice and men, etc., issue is the embodiment of the lesson gained by such things. and when you teach humanity about the folly in -- [inaudible] or being dogmatic about any issue, it tends to do it in a rather painful way, you know, hike a good teacher armed with a cane, symbolic cane for adults who haven't learned the wisdom of looking at both sides of a question. and his places are the crossroads where, of course, which is the place where human beings get confused. which road do you take at a crossroads? issue's so mischievous that in the overall pant
it clear while we don't have jurisdiction over religion in the same way we don't over sexual orientation, what we're seeing in all of these -- and all of these are case by case, you can't just broad sweep the laws -- when students are bullied and harassed in this world because of religion, in most instances a lot of that is not about race or religion, it's because. perception that students that share certain religious traits also share certain ethnicities and that is discrimination and that falls under title 6. it is not just about enforcing the laws that make it clear how the laws apply. it is, though, as we said, you can't get at this through enforcement alone. this is a culture that tolerates this and in too many ways promotes it. as tom mentioned we have an unprecedented partnership not just between our agencies but agencies across the federal government that the president has convened to bring our best resources and minds to bear to do something about it. there is now a web site, stopbullying.gov where a tool kit is being developed and these kinds of best practices g really about
religious does not just mean that you be religious on sundays. we have privatized religion to such a great extent here. some of us may be obsessed about this issue. we talk about freedom and religious freedom and conscience -- my sense is most of america has no idea what we are talking about. i think we have different senses of what freedom is. maybe freedom means increased access to contraception. how do we get a common vocabulary again? >> that is a great question. on the freedom of conscience and religious liberty, that was about a year ago as well, i think the left really feared that percolating. that is why they turned into an argument about contraception. i have to out fear your fear. i have to out celebrity your liberty. -- out-liberty your liberty. if we start each sentence with a question -- is it fair that the government, and then fill in the blank with anything you want. worshipu you can't your god. else you that you can't send your kid to a better school. is it fair that the government tells you that you can't run that business? basically, it is what they do without saying it.
. this is the history of africa and it goes back a couple of centuries. but today, to be a follower of the religion is to earn a death sentence in certain parts of nigeria. and of course, christians respond in kind with their colleagues in reprisal. put that level of intolerance based on ignorance has raised that such a pitch that if you open the papers at any time in nigeria of the church has been burned down, worshipers machine gunned, a mosque was burned down and worshipers were bombed out of existence. even within the muslim religion there are different grades of purity. one side considers the other not sufficient so therefore deserving of criminal censorship. but then i jeers censorship never has one single issue that leads to total destabilization of society. >> booktv is here at the national press club author night joining us now is the author of a first cameraman. what is your association with the obama administration? >> in 2008 on the campaign i was a personal videographer that i carried through the first two and a half years of the white house. the last cycle i did not work on the campai
where the problem lies. >> changing the mindset for us is about utilizing religion to highlight the at and it is where we incorporate face leaders. >> others question how officers will reasonably be able to make a distinction between arranged marriages and forced once. >> arranged marriage is one based on joyce and consent. at the other end of the continuum, you got forced marriage based on coercion and the rest. it is the gray area in between that will be a challenge for prosecutors and law-enforcement agencies to captor. >> the real power lies in the hands of children who some honey to find the strength to say no to the authority figures in their lives. >> in the third part of our series of women around the world, we will take to the afghan capital word gender violence remains a problem despite a 2009 protection law. we will follow one woman's quest for justice after daughter was killed by her husband. she says the murder could have been prevented if the police had done their job. it has been another day of chaos in europe as heavy snow disrupts transport across the region. 40
to be parented. mitter clingers to guns and religion. >> he rejected the president's call for a ban on automatic weapons and high-capacity gun clips. >>> one year after joe paterno's death, his fans honored him near penn state's campus. they braved frigid temperatures in a candlelight vigil. his family did not attend the vigil. >>> and a shout out this morning to the who dat nation. the new orleans saints have their coach back. he was forced the sit out this last season because of his role in the bounty program. his suspension was supposed to last until after the super bowl. roger goodell ended it yesterday two weeks earlier. the saints fan, we all like to see sean back next year. >>> the yellow computer-generated first down line could soon be seen in a stadium near you. a company is talking to the league about its high-tech laser system that would be visible to fans right there if the stands. >>> now for sports highlights, including a stunner down under. details from espn. >>> welcome to your "sportscenter" update. the autotrail yan open women's quarter finals, number three, serena williams, ta
. and kelly's court whether the punishment fits the crime. and dianne feinstein, for injecting religion into the gun control debate? is that appropriate? that's next. >> everyone in this city seems to live in terror of the gun lobby, but i believe that the gun lobby is no match for the cross lobby. especially when we stand together as people of all faiths, across the religious landscape of america. email marketing from constant contact reaches people in a place they're checking every day -- their inbox. and it gives you the tools to create custom emails that drive business. it's just one of the ways constant contact can help you grow your small business. sign up for your free trial today at constantcontact.com/try. >> new questions whether god is about to join the gun control debate after democratic senator dianne feinstein invites a clergyman to speak at the news conference where she rolled out his assault weapons ban proposal. ref rapid geri hall, the dean at the washington national cathedral urging worshippers yesterday to unite in favor of gun control. listen. >> as people of faith
. >> taking away guns. attacking christians who believe in gun and god. >> obama is at war with all religion in any public place, any public square any public school. >> jon: first of all it's nice to know that roy rogers wife is still out there. [ laughter ] second of all, how would an avowed anti-gun secularist celebrate this momentum victory? -- momentous victory if. ♪-- victory? >> freedom is say gift from god. >> god bless these united states. >> in jesus name and the name of all that is holy. >> let us join together in prayer. >> let us pray heavenly father. >> jesus christ, my lord and savior. >> may god bless you all. >> we pray for your blessing. >> l'chaim. >> jon: who let that guy in thatha l l[cheers and applause] >> jon: welcome back. barack obama first inauguration in 2009, his inauguration was an historic event. how did yesterday's compare to someone who has been to sphwhoaj john oliver reports. >> four years ago two million people were on the national mall to witness the historic inauguration of barack obama. and i was there. yes! and now four years later, i had returned. i
of freedom of religion and we call on the iranian authorities to respect mr. abedini's human rights and release him. there's a war of words over the controversial nuclear program and the rogue nation vowing to continue the research that they claim is for peaceful purposes. and holding war games as a warning to the rest of the world. and shannon bream has the latest from washington. >> reporter: family and friends of pastor abedini has now become a matter of life and death. an eight years sentence in one of iran's most brutal prisons. abedini born in iran, but has american citizenship was doing work with an orphanage, according to the group trying to get his release. he had a warning because of his work with christian houses in iran and the lcj has been representing the family and the pastor rec disturbing letter from jail. >> first, that they pass out pain medication toss prisoners there every day and second they won't give that to them because the nurse for the hospital for national security criminals, says he's the not clean, and there's a caste system. >> his wife says, with tod
of question about what religion he is. this is what makes it so hard for me to watch this. i think today, i am is going to clean out the attic instead of watching the inauguration. host: and that is chris in bedford, virginia. live pictures of the national mall as it fills in. 800,000 people are estimated to be here for president obama's second inaugural. that shot you see now is to give the capital. the white in the front, a friend of the mid-screen, those are seats. i guess those are reserved, so you do not have to get down there too early. the people that you see there are standing. there is a lot of standing going on, a lot of standing areas. people arrive several hours early, get through security, and wait for the events, and then join the parade. in a "usa today" this morning is this map that shows where some of the main areas of the events are taking place. here is the capital. here is the white house. the parade route will go, and here is the reviewing stand right in front of the white house here. there's a the two main places. but the third place that will get a lot of attention, were
clinging to their guns and religion? >> yes, these are the people that he believes he can move and persuade to be in favor of gun control in states like west virginia and wyoming. it's not going to happen. i will be very surprised if this thing ever gets out of the senate. i think speaker john boehner love the idea of saying that we will give serious consideration to whatever harry reid senate passes and sends to us in a matter of gun control. it's a terrible issue for democrats. i don't think obama has the loyalty among democrats in gun control that he thinks he has. jon: hairy weed has the support of the nra in times past. >> yes, harry reid cannot cross the nra. there are voters in a lot of these places. the nra doesn't speak for them. this is a popular position among actual voters and you can see the red states with blue feathers. jon: good analysis as always. thank you so much. >> it's great to be here be to growing pressure on the senate to do something they haven't done in four years. we are talking about passing a federal budget. republicans in the house trying to force senators to
. we have privatized religion to such a great extent here. some of us may be obsessed about this issue. we talk about freedom and religious freedom and conscience -- my sense is most of america has no idea what we are talking about. i think we have different senses of what freedom is. maybe freedom means increased access to contraception. how do we get a common vocabulary again? >> that is a great question. on the freedom of conscience and religious liberty, that was about a year ago as well, i think the left really feared that percolating. that is why they turned into an argument about contraception. i have to out-fear your fear. i have to out-liberty your liberty. if we start each sentence with a question -- is it fair that the government, and then fill in the blank with anything you want. tells you you can't worship your god. else you that you can't send your kid to a better school. is it fair that the government tells you that you can't run that business? basically, it is what they do without saying it. i think that should be a common language. start with a solution. we have this t
of religious beliefs. so why would you choose scientology, perhaps the most stigmatized religion in this country? >> what do you think it does for people? that's the thing i sort of can't get to the bottom of. what does it give people? >> at the beginning level, when you go in and get auditing, which is their form of therapy, a lot of people feel like they are helped. in fact, that's what draws people in. they ask, what is ruining your life? what is your ruin? and if you say, well, it's my relationship or my profession or something, they say we have something that can help you. and sometimes that's true. >> and is recruiting celebrities, going -- they have this celebrity center in hollywood. was that a conscious effort by the church, and is that for pr reasons? >> oh, absolutely. these are product endorsements. but the church of scientology was created in los angeles. the celebrity center in hollywood, all of it with the design to take over the entertainment industry. you know, there were people that they were actively recruiting. they were always looking for that exemplary figur
. >> and this union between religion and the state that we know has, you know, for a long time, church and state combined to keep -- to make contraceptives obscene. how do you explain this religious determinism on the part of so many opponents of abortion? >> well, there's sort of two ways of looking at it. i mean, many people don't know that abortion became criminalized in the united states not as a result of really a religious movement, but as part of the effort of white male doctors to professionalize, to gain control over medicine from midwives and herbalists. and also in response to a very similar moment in history that we're in now. it was a point in which there was a great deal of immigration, where native white birth rates were falling, and there was the first beginning of the suffrage and feminist movement, arguing that women shouldn't have to, that women should have a say in whether they have intercourse with their husbands. and the people who were asking the legislature to criminalize abortion were arguing that that had to be done to keep women in their place, to ensure that native wh
not -- this is the supreme law of the land religion is part of me but it's not what i'm going to go to. he is not rick sanatorium he is a religious man. >> jennifer: sure, i get that. you are a performer. i'm curious what you thought about the performance of day, the delivery of this. normally you start a big speech with a couple of jokes. but you don't do that with the inauguration. >> not one president has ever told a joke in their inauguration. they tell jokes at the conventions, campaign trail, state of the union, even debates -- >> jennifer: it's so solemn. >> open a joke with what are all of you people doing my backyard something? [ laughter ] >> but i think president obama is savoring looking back at the crowd, that is human to me. he is a human being like all of us. >> jennifer: so this was also a -- these inaugural speeches some have been very brief, some very been very long. this was was 18 minutes. was it about the right length? >> i think so. jerry nabb the congressman from new york looks like he is falling asleep over and over. >> jennifer: yeah, we have his youngest d
rights and the -- religion and civil rights and they are the only state that doesn't allow gay marriage. >>> it is just a big hole in the ground now, why many say the miracle on jones street will happen again even bigger and better. >> our next question from john from baltimore. >> a priceless moment during a radio interview with jim harbaugh's mother, a surprise guest and you will hear the question that pretty much stole the show. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. >>> they call it sacred ground, serving free meals to millions of people,
calling for his release saying we condemn iran's violation of universal right of freedom of religion we call on him to respect his rights and release him. >> another miracle on the hudson they managed to get out of the sinking plane. they were in the water for hours. >> we had a visual on them and we were trying to head them off. they were going southbound at a pretty good clip. >> they were taken to the hospital. they are being treated for hy hypotherm hypothermia. >> four years ago sulley sullen burger crashed a plane on the hudson river saving the lives of 150 people on board. >>> brand new de bails em americaing from the horrific fire that killed 233 people in brazil. they blocked the exits because they didn't want people to skip out on their bar tabs. about 2,000 people were inside at the time. that's double the club's maximum capacity of 1,000. many of the victims died from smoke inhalation others were trampled in the rush to escape. >> parts of the mississippi river back open to traffic this morning after two barges hit a bridge. both ships were heavily damaged one carrying 80,00
of the universal freedom of religion. american pastor saeed abadini was reportedly convicted of trying to undermined security creating a network of christian churches in private homes and has been sentenced to eight years in prison. >>> what was originally designed to be so extreme it could not become a reality is getting closer to becoming a reality. some republicans say the package of spending cuts known as the "sequester" is going to happen. national security correspondent jennifer griffin on what it would mean. >> two years ago when congress began talking about sequestration, the prospect of half a trillion dollars in defense cuts seemed ludicrous. defense secretary leon panetta told the pentagon not the plan for it. now it seems not only is the military planning for the cuts, republicans seem to think the cuts are inevitable. >> i think the sequester is going to happen. because that $1.2 trillion in spending cuts we can't lose the spending cuts. that would pay for the last debt ceiling increase. >> the looming deadline is march 1. deputy defense secretary ash carter warned friday
's going to put together among clergy of all types and sex and religion in addition the united states to support this. this is an uphill climb. it is a different bill than i introduced. we go from two physical characteristics in the definition of an assault weapon to one. we ban 158 specific guns by make and model. we grandfather 2200 weapons by make and model that are rifles, shotguns pistols used for recreation defense hunting. we ban clips drums or strips of more than 10 bullets. prohibit their manufacture their sale, their transfer. we are different from the new york state law. we do not require registration of grandfathered weapons. and in that regard we are also different from the california law. in a sense it's a little more moderate in that regard because the gun organizations regard registration as "the first step to confiscation." >> schieffer: when somebody sells one of these guns they may have now or gives it to someone else? >> we rerequire a full background check to the transferee the person to whom the gun is transferred. >> schieffer: do you think the n.r.a. is now or
matters of religion and birth and marriage and it was thought by ben gurren that these people who were already small in number and fairly isolated would eventually play themselves out. the early secular zionists thought the ultra-orttext would kind of die out. ey didn't. they have lots of babies and their families grow and grow, and, "therefore, their proportion is larger. they don't serve in the military. they get enormous subsidies so that their kids can just study and not entertain mainstream of society. and main stream israeli society-- not just secular society-- is tired of that. they're tired of footing the bill. they're tired of seeing their kids serve in the military and not their kids. and yair lapid exemplifies it. >> rose: dennis, weigh in now having listened to both of them, and you've spent as much time as anybody i know representing the united states in the region. >> i agree with pretty much both what david and port said. let me just add a couple of point, one picking up on the last theme of sharing the burden. you you know, there is a joke that has gone around israel fo
an emotional debate about religion, civil quites and the nature of -- rights and the nature of marriage. it now moves to the senate. rhode island is the only state in new england which does not allow same sex couples to marry. >>> all right, 4:38 good morning, happy friday. snow, snow, and maybe a little more snow. this afternoon, where it could be a few flakes on your drive home. howard is back in two minutes with more on what you can expect. >> mcdonald's makes a decision to make sure you're eating socially conscious food. >> the next time you send a letter in the mail, yeah it's going to cost you more. >> wusa9 is back in two minutes with your weather first. >>> welcome back. 4:40 on this friday morning. a nice quiet cold morning. we've got clouds now and during the afternoon some snow is going to develop and should be light but with temperatures in the 20s for the most part it will stick to anything that is untreated and we're not looking at a lot of snow but the timing could affect your drive home. i'll be back in just a couple of minutes and we'll talk about the weekend forecast and hey f
about in marriage law and a lawsuit in another state, we hear this issue about religion. i may be overreacting a little bit, and if so, thank you for calling in. host: ron has this tweet. let me follow up on the point that many religions still don't identify same-sex marriage as a marriage. guest: many don't, and yet, many do. if you read the papers and follow the news, many people in states that do not legally recognized marriage, many churches perform ceremonies and go through ceremonies in their faith communities. a broad range of faith. it is wrong to think that religion is in one place on this. religion is all over the map on this. even within religions, there are enormous debates within a variety of sects of how to deal with same-sex couples, gay or lesbian clergy. this is a debate that is going to be going on for quite awhile but i think that the movement of history is on the side i am one. host: let me go back to one of the earlier caller is discussing adoption and the restrictions put in place. of course we know what has happened in russia, where they say no to various
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 170 (some duplicates have been removed)